Re: Province/Provence TN-AL-AR
Francis Asberry Provence did marry Mary Ann Smith in madison Co..Al in 1851. They had one daughter,Mary Ellen born in 1857.Mary Ann died some time later and Francis A. married Margaret Melinda Fowler in 1863 in Madison Co.In 1863, they moved to Marshall Co to Martling ,Al.Francis became sherrif of Marshall Co. in 1871 and served until 1875when he was elected circuit clerk. He served in this position until his death in 1879.
Francis was born in East Tenn. but I don't know where.How did you arrive at the connection with Nancy Provence, Francis and William? I have always thought that Francis's father was James Provence.Any thoughts?